[Antonyms: ignorance.]

[Nouns] knowledge; cognizance, cognition, cognoscence; acquaintance, experience, ken, privity, insight, familiarity; comprehension, apprehension; recognition; appreciation (judgment) [more]; intuition; conscience, consciousness; perception, precognition; acroamatics.

light, enlightenment; glimpse, inkling; glimmer, glimmering; dawn; scent, suspicion; impression (idea) [more]; discovery [more].

system of knowledge, body of knowledge; science, philosophy, pansophy; acroama; theory, aetiology; circle of the sciences; pandect, doctrine, body of doctrine; cyclopedia, encyclopedia (encyclopaedia); school (system of opinions) [more].

tree of knowledge; republic of letters (language) [more].

erudition, learning, lore, scholarship, reading, letters; literature; book madness; book learning, bookishness; bibliomania, bibliolatry; information, general information; store of knowledge; education (teaching) [more]; culture, menticulture, attainments; acquirements, acquisitions; accomplishments; proficiency; practical knowledge (skill) [more]; liberal education; dilettantism; rudiments (beginning) [more].

deep knowledge, profound knowledge, solid knowledge, accurate knowledge, acroatic knowledge, acroamatic knowledge, vast knowledge, extensive knowledge, encyclopedic knowledge, encyclopedic learning; omniscience, pantology.

march of intellect; progress of science, advance of science, advance of learning; schoolmaster abroad.

[Verbs] know, ken, scan, wot; wot aware, be aware of; ween, weet, trow, have, possess.

conceive; apprehend, comprehend; take, realize, understand, savvy [U.S.], appreciate; fathom, make out; recognize, discern, perceive, see, get a sight-of, experience.

know full well; have some knowledge of, possess some knowledge of; be au courant; have in one's head, have at one's fingertips; know by heart, know by rote; be master of; conna�tre le dessous des cartes, know what's what [more].

see one's way; discover [more].

come to one's knowledge (information) [more].

[Adjectives] knowing; cognitive; acromatic.

aware of, cognizant of, conscious of; acquainted with, made acquainted with; privy to, no stranger to; au fait, au courant; in the secret; up to, alive to; behind the scenes, behind the curtain; let into; apprized of, informed of; undeceived.

proficient with, versed with, read with, forward with, strong with, at home in; conversant with, familiar with.

erudite, instructed, learned, lettered, educated; well conned, well informed, well read, well grounded, well educated; enlightened, shrewd, savant, blue, bookish, scholastic, solid, profound, deep-read, book-learned; accomplished (skillful) [more]; omniscient; self-taught.

known; ascertained, well-known, recognized, received, notorious, noted; proverbial; familiar, familiar as household words, familiar to every schoolboy; hackneyed, trite, commonplace.

cognoscible, cognizable.

[Adverbs] to one's knowledge, to the best of one's knowledge.

[Phrases] one's eyes being opened (disclosure) [more]; ompredre tout c'est tout pardonner [French: to know all is to pardon all]; empta dolore docet experientia;; "half our knowledge we must snatch not take" [Pope]; Jahre lehren mehr als Bucher [German: years teach more than books]; "knowledge comes but wisdom lingers" [Tennyson]; "knowledge is power" [Bacon]; les affaires font les hommes; nec scire fas est omnia [Horace]; "the amassed thought and experience of innumerable minds" [Emerson]; was ich nicht weiss macht mich nicht heiss.

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